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Azubuike "Zuby" Onwuta

Think and Zoom

"Zuby Onwuta is a Harvard-MIT trained innovator, US President Obama Presidential Service Award recipient, serial patented inventor, global UN Speaker, software engineer, US military veteran and solutions architect.  Legal blindness Disability ended his medical studies and US military career, which forced him into studying engineering. While at UIC Engineering, Zuby helped pioneer Smart Home automation by creating a solution that helped homeowners to control home doors, utilities, and appliances remotely. 

Zuby worked as a software engineer in corporate America for 15 years, helping Fortune 500 companies.  At Lucent (Nokia), as a full stack web developer, he deployed web applications that helped the pricing team in providing uniform pricing for the firm’s multi million dollar clients.  At Goldman Sachs, Zuby designed, architected, and wrote a real-time software application, that calculated, stored, reported, and securely archived over $50 Billion of annual electronic stock trades. At IBM, as a Global Technology Leader, he led interdisciplinary and cross functional teams in US, Europe, and Asia, in resolving highly critical technical problems for multi-billion-dollar clients like NASA, The White House, and Boeing.

Zuby is the founder of a biotech startup called Think and Zoom, under which he invented and patented “Brain Control for Blind Assistive Tech” and helped pioneer the field of “Assistive NeuroTechnology for the blind and visually impaired”. Think and Zoom received recognition from Apple, for creating “Kenti” the first Brain Control Game featured at Apple WWDC Developer Conference, and awards from Mass Challenge, and Singularity University. 

Zuby was awarded the US Presidential Service Award by President Obama for his mentorship of innovation-minded STEM students across the world. As a global speaker, Zuby has spoken at TEDx, in 5 countries including UN, Geneva, Switzerland, appeared at the US Congress, and his work as a disabled Astronaut in Training has been featured in global publications like BBC and NY Times.

Zuby’s educational background includes pre-med, B.Sc. in Computer Engineering, Innovation training in Technology, Business, Entrepreneurship and Healthcare from MIT, Harvard Business, NSF and Harvard Medical School respectively, and recently, Venture Capital training from Harvard Business Executive. "

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Events featuring Azubuike "Zuby" Onwuta
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